What type of injuries are covered by WorkCover?

WorkCover is a type of compensation awarded to individuals who have been injured through the course of their employment. It can be used to compensate for lost income, medical costs, and pain and suffering.

A wide range of injuries fall under the jurisdiction of WorkCover, including:

  • Physical injuries, such as falls, burns, broken bones and spinal injuries
  • Psychological conditions, such as anxiety or stress
  • Overexertion injuries, such as pulled muscles and slipped discs
  • Illnesses caused by unsafe working conditions.